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RRT

Hendersonville Medical Center - Hendersonville, Tennessee

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Job Code: 00447-58535

Full-time

Nights (rotating weekends)

  • TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center has been serving Sumner County since 1979. With 250 physicians representing more than 30 medical specialties, TriStar Hendersonville is proud to be Sumner County's healthcare provider of choice. We're proud to be a part of TriStar Health, the region's most comprehensive healthcare network, with more access points and services than any other in middle Tennessee.
     
    TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center is looking for a OR Technician (FT).
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  • Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served.
  • Performs routine and critical respiratory, therapeutic and routine diagnostic procedures.
  • Serves as resource person for hospital staff and physicians regarding current practices in respiratory care.
  • Performs treatments/procedures for patients maintaining a high quality of care and completes all functions associated with procedure in a timely manner.
  • Uses two (2) Patient Identifiers to ensure correct patient
  • Performs initial assessments and appropriate reassessments
  • Performs all necessary scanning of supplies and charging of supplies and procedures according to policy and practice.
  • Takes call as necessary.
  • Performs all patient procedures/treatments according to appropriate protocol.
  • Interview patients and reviews charts/orders to obtain complete history.
  • Evaluates all patients for contra indicators.
  • Ensures patient safety.
  • Informs patient about procedure and answers patient’s questions.
  • Adheres to all Cardiopulmonary Services and Hospital Policies and Procedures.
  • Maintains accurate records, confirms correct patient information.
  •    Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and side effects.
  •    Observes five Rs for administering meds: right patient, right drug, right dose, right method, and right time
  • Participates in PI plan.
  • Performs appropriate patient education

  • Graduate of A.M.A. approved school of respiratory therapy
  • CRRT or RRT, within 1 year of hire. New grads must have State Work Permit
  •  BLS, NRP, ACLS and PALS Certified, must be completed within 6 months of hire

Last Edited: 05/31/2017

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